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STOCKHOLM -- The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to two scientists, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday.

The prize went to Emmanuelle Charpentier with the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens in Germany and Jennifer A. Doudna from the University of California, Berkeley "for the development of a method for genome editing." (Stockholm-Nobel Prize-Chemistry)

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ATHENS -- A Greek court ruled on Wednesday that the leadership and members of ultra-Right party Golden Dawn (GD-Chryssi Avghi in Greek), the third largest political party in the parliament until last year, are guilty of operating as a criminal organization, Greek national broadcaster ERT reported.

Presiding judge of the Athens Criminal Appeals Court Maria Lepeniotou announced that GD was running as a criminal gang, systematically attacking migrants and political opponents for years until the fatal stabbing of Pavlos Fyssas, a 34-year-old Greek anti-fascist activist musician, by Yorgos Roupakias, a GD supporter, at a Piraeus port suburb in autumn 2013. (Greece-Golden Dawn)

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KUWAIT CITY -- Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was named Crown Prince of Kuwait, Kuwait News Agency said Wednesday. (Kuwait-Crown Prince)

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SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir -- Three militants were killed Wednesday in a fierce gunfight with government forces in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.

The gunfight broke out at Sugan village of Shopian district, about 65 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. (Kashmir-India-gunfight) Enditem

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